John McCormick, Wall Street Journal

John McCormick

Wall Street Journal

Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent articles by John:

Georgia Runoff Propels Atlanta TV Station to Ad Cash Crown

The spending nationally for campaign ads in the 2022 cycle is nearing $9 billion and could surpass presidential levels. → Read More

Milwaukee Poised to Host 2024 Republican National Convention

Milwaukee and Nashville, Tenn., were finalists after months of lobbying by multiple cities eager to win the national exposure and convention-related spending. → Read More

Democrats Eager to Talk About Abortion in Campaign Ads as GOP Shies Away From Issue

Republicans and allies focus on the highest U.S. inflation in four decades, not the unpopular Supreme Court ruling. → Read More

Wisconsin County That Heavily Backed Trump Has Lots of DeSantis Fans

Many GOP voters interviewed in Washington County say they are paying little attention to the Jan. 6 committee hearings, but they do have some misgivings about the former president running again. → Read More

Ken Griffin Moving Citadel From Chicago to Miami Following Crime Complaints

Billionaire Ken Griffin is relocating the big hedge-fund firm to Miami, the third major employer to announce the move of a corporate headquarters from Illinois in the past two months. → Read More

Michigan Might Have Edge for Early Slot on Democrats’ 2024 Calendar

Starting Wednesday, a Democratic National Committee panel is set to hear pitches from 16 states and Puerto Rico as it works to select up to five states to lead off the presidential nomination process. → Read More

Mike Pence Plots 2024 Bid as Jan. 6 Hearings Remind Voters of His Break From Trump

The former vice president has been campaigning for GOP candidates—including high-profile critics of former President Donald Trump—and plans to make an economic speech Monday. → Read More

Democrats Get Wake-Up Call on Crime as Their Voters Pick Tougher Approach

Recall of progressive San Francisco district attorney is latest evidence party faces risks in midterms if it looks soft on crime. → Read More

David McCormick Concedes to Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania GOP Senate Primary

The concession sets up an apparent contest with Democrat John Fetterman, in a race that could determine control of the Senate. → Read More

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson Says Republicans Must Move Past Trump

The term-limited governor is considering a 2024 presidential bid and hopes to travel later this year to Iowa for the GOP’s first nominating contest. → Read More

Pennsylvania GOP Senate Primary Too Close to Call, AP Says

Former hedge-fund executive David McCormick and celebrity surgeon Mehmet Oz are locked in tight race; outcome isn’t likely until June. → Read More

Pennsylvania GOP Senate Race Might Be Headed for Recount

The outcome of Pennsylvania’s Republican U.S. Senate primary remained uncertain as election officials continued to count mail ballots a day after primaries in five states showed there are limits to Donald Trump’s grip on GOP voters. → Read More

Pennsylvania Senate Primaries Get Jolted as Voting Day Nears

Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman reveals he suffered a stroke, while polls show GOP contender Kathy Barnette gaining ground. → Read More

Kathy Barnette Scrambles Pennsylvania GOP Senate Primary, Drawing Trump Ire

Army Reserve veteran and commentator appears within striking distance of a win on Tuesday, drawing the ire of former President Donald Trump. → Read More

Ohio Senate Primary Tests Trump Influence With Republican Voters

The Republican U.S. Senate primary is shaping up as a test of the former president’s sway over GOP voters in a race that has showcased the combative brand of conservatism he helped inject into the party. → Read More

Larry Hogan Says GOP Backing Trump Again Would Be ‘Definition of Insanity’

The Maryland governor and possible 2024 presidential candidate is the latest in a series of Reagan Library speakers. → Read More

China Is Frequent Topic, Especially for GOP, in Midterm Campaign Ads

Mentions of the Asian economic giant are running most heavily in the Rust Belt states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin. → Read More

Trump’s Influence Faces Test in Republican Primaries in May

Republican primaries in May will be a closely watched indicator of Donald Trump’s influence over the party’s base, after the former president endorsed dozens of hopefuls for offices from state legislatures to U.S. Senate. → Read More

Dr. Oz, Hedge-Funder David McCormick Flood Pennsylvania Airwaves in Negative Ads

The two front-runners have highly successful professional résumés but their political profiles are marked with ad-driven doubts that have prevented either one from taking command of the race. → Read More

Citadel’s Griffin Rises as Top GOP Donor, Urges Business Leaders to Join Him

The billionaire hedge-fund founder is one of the top donors behind groups looking to boost the prospects of Republicans winning control of Congress this year. → Read More